17th/18th July 2021


Barbury Castle Estate, Nr Marlborough, Rockley,

Wiltshire, SN8 1RS


CLASSES AT 80cm, 90cm and 100cm

BD Judges, BS standard SJ and BE standard XC courses



Organiser - Musketeer Event Management

Secretary - Jenny Meiklejohn


Telephone: 01485 210070

All queries to


Course Designer  - Alec Lochore

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Entries open - 11.07.2021

Entries close / withdrawal date  - 05.07.2021

Enter at –  or


Start fee - new for 2021, this is incorporated into the entry fee

Booking fee - paid as part of entry fee - £2



Rosettes to 6th place in each section.


Course Walking

The course may be walked from 2pm on Friday 16th July. All courses will be available to download from The Cross Country App.


Start Times

Times will be available on or by 7pm on Wednesday 14th July.


Late Entries

Entries may be accepted after the closing date of entries subject to space and a £5 late entry surcharge.

Number Bibs

These are not provided. A4 paper inserts must be printed at home ahead of the competition. These can be downloaded from; once times are out.


Owners / Spectators

This will depend on the COVID-19 regulations at the time please see social media and for up-to-date information.


Dressage Sheets

Will be available for collection on event.



Hot and cold refreshments available throughout the event.



Local stabling is available from £30 per night. To book please email 



Qualifier for Cotswold Cup Championships



All horses/ponies should have received a vaccination within 12 months of the date of the competition having already received their initial course of injections. There must be six clear days between the last vaccination and the date of the competition. Random checks will be taking place.



If ANYONE has come into contact or has had any Covid-19 symptoms, it is paramount that you do NOT attend the event.

These Conditions are subject to change with the developing guidelines. Please ensure you are familiar with them prior to coming to the event. They will be kept current and relevant and will be updated to reflect current Government guidance. The Event Policy will not replace the applicable guidance and policies from domestic government and health authorities. It supplements their recommendations with important sport and event specific considerations. All persons on any Event site must adhere to HMG guidance and advice on Social Distancing Measures ( ( and any direct guidance for sport resumption

  • Rule of 6 – This will be the overriding principle for all outdoor social contact. All persons on venue are to comply with the rule of six and for groups to keep a 2m Social Distance.

  • All Officials and Volunteer are to be kept to a minimum throughout the Event. Details of who is on venue will be recorded for Test & Trace requirements.

  • Rule of 30 – This will be the overriding principle for all outdoor social contact. All persons on venue to comply with the rule of 30.

  • All Personnel on site without an official role or under competitor protocols will be considered part of the public attendance.

  • Public Attendance– A cap (which will remain under review) of 1000 people will be in place. All public attendees need to purchase tickets in advance and will be required to use the NHS app to register on venue or complete details to comply with Test and Trace requirements. Events to provide a C19 Compliance Steward for every 200 public attendees.

  • NHS QR Code will be used on site.

  • Athletes are asked to try and keep support crew to a minimum;

    • 1 x Rider plus

    • 2 x Support (This will allow trainers to be on venue – No direct coaching in warm up areas)

    • All owners registered for the competing horse are able to attend.

  • Owners – there no limit on owners!


Terms and Conditions

  1. The horse trials will be run mainly in conjunction with British Eventing rules.

  2. Hard hats to BE/PC/RC specifications must be worn at all times when mounted. ALL hats must have an UpToDate tag.

  3. Body protectors to current BE/PC/RC standards are recommended in all phases but are compulsory for the cross-country phase. Air Jackets may be worn but must be worn over a body protector.

  4. It is compulsory that every person entering Barbury Castle who is under the age of 18 years of age is accompanied by a responsible adult.

  5. Event stopwatches are allowed.

  6. It is compulsory that all dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

  7. Horseboxes are not to be mucked out on site.

  8. The Management of Barbury Castle & Musketeer Event Management reserves the right to remove anyone from the event at any time without giving a reason.

  9. A paramedic team will be in attendance at the event.

  10. A vet and a farrier will either be present or on call.

  11. The event may be cancelled without notice due to adverse weather. In the event of adverse weather, it is recommended that you check social media @musketeerevents and the website before you depart.

  12. All horses/ponies must be 4 years and over.

  13. No horse/pony may compete in more than one class.

  14. Substitutions Substituting a horse and rider combination in its entirety constitutes a new entry and a full entry fee must be paid plus a £5 administration fee. If substituting horse OR rider a £5 administration fee will be payable.

  15. Cancellation If the event is cancelled before 5th July, entry fees will be refunded, minus a £10 admin fee per entry after the 5th July a £25.00 admin fee will be deducted.

  16. COVID-19 Cancellation

Prior to closing entries (CoE) or 21 days prior to event, whichever occurs first  – 100% refund

Post CoE:

From CoE to 14 days prior to the first day of competition – 80% refund

From 13 days to 6 days prior to the first day of competition – 50% refund

From 5 days to 3 days prior to first day of competition – 30% refund

From 2 days to start of competition – no refund.

17. Any queries or complaints must be in writing and handed to the Organiser within 30 minutes of the incident together with a fee of £20, which will be refunded if the objection is upheld.

18. Withdrawals – Must be made in writing to

Withdrawals for whatever reason prior to the closing date (5th July 2021) will receive a refund minus £10 admin fee

Withdrawals for whatever reason after the closing date (5th July 2021) will receive a full refund minus a £10 administration fee ONLY if the entry is filled.

Withdrawals made 24 hours prior to the start of the event are non-refundable.

Withdrawals during the event MUST be registered with the on-site secretary.

19. In the event of any rider travelling to a show on their own, details of a contact should be left with the secretary in case of an accident.

20. Any person who fails to comply with these terms & conditions will be liable to forfeit their fees & expulsion from showground.

21. BookMeIn charge a booking fee of £2.00 which is non-refundable.


Health and Safety

The organisers have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone attending this event.  For these measures to be effective everyone present must themselves take reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents. Instructions given by any Official must be obeyed. Any animal not under control or in any way constituting a danger may be asked to leave the showground. Owners enter their horses/ponies at their own risk, and it is a condition of entry that no liability of any kind attaches itself to Musketeer Event Management.

There will be on event measures and protocols designed to safeguard everyone's health and wellbeing during the current and continuing COVID-19 situation, by entering the event you are agreeing to adhere to these protocols and help us to ensure that eventing can continue in a safe and appropriate manner.


All pre-event and on event protocols will be provided on the acceptance of entries as well as being available on the website;


Personal Injury and Equipment Insurance Notice

Musketeer Event Management does not insure the rider, your horse or your tack and equipment. You are strongly advised to have in place your own adequate personal accident insurance at all times. The Venue, Musketeer Event Management or anyone involved in the organisation of the event will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to any person or their property however this may be caused.